Please find below some additional sources of information and resources for businesses. We will update as more information becomes available.

Town Updates and Programs

Click here to see a full listing of COVID-19 updates from towns in the region.

Brattleboro

Business Assistance Program Loans

  • Businesses who are repaying loans to the Town’s Small Business Assistance Program can defer (without penalty or additional interest) their monthly payments until further notice.

Dover

Commercial Emergency Assistance Program

  • Grant program to provide monthly economic assistance to businesses located within the Town of Dover impacted by the 2020 COVID-19 State of Emergency declaration by the State of Vermont. Click here for more information and to download the application.

Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility

Planning & Preparing for COVID-19 page includes:

  • VBSR webinar series: Coronavirus Response Resources for Businesses
  • Employer practices
  • Organizational planning

Vermont Chamber of Commerce

COVID-19 Resources page is updated every weekday and includes:

  • Latest Workplace Guidance
  • Help for Businesses
  • Chamber Working for you

SCORE

Crisis Communications Planning Checklist

  • Advice on how to speak with customers and staff as well as the development of new processes

How to understand your business insurance policy

You may have coverage for impacts from the COVID-19 crisis. It’s important to determine that early before costs add up.

Updated FFCRA Notice

By April 1, when the new federal paid sick/leave law (Families First Coronavirus Response Act or “FFCRA”) takes effect, employers with less than 500 employees need to post the notice below in a conspicuous place at work. If your facility is closed right now, emailing or direct mailing the notice to employees, or posting the notice on an employee information internal or external website will suffice.